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Applied Clinical Education

Can Deep Neuromuscular Blockade Optimize Patient Safety and Surgical Outcomes?

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Overview / Abstract:

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants will have improved their ability to:

1. Identify surgeries for which deep neuromuscular blockade (NMB) can optimize patient outcomes
2. Discuss the risks and benefits of deep NMB with surgical suite colleagues
3. Recognize the prevalence and clinical consequences of residual NMB
4. Identify patients with increased risk of residual NMB
5. Employ optimal strategies for ensuring recovery from deep NMB


Jan 31, 2018


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME


Monograph, Online

Credits / Hours

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 1.0 contact hour



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Glenn Murphy, MD
Clinical Professor
Evanston Hospital
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston, Illinois

Mark Welliver, DNP, CRNA, ARNP
Associate Professor of Professional Practice
School of Nurse Anesthesia
Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, Texas
Director of Research and Clinical Staff Member
SunBelt Anesthesia Services, LLC
Jacksonville, Florida

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Anesthesiology, Other, Pain Management, Research, Surgery

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Supported by an independent educational grant from Merck & Co, Inc.

Keywords / Search Terms

Applied Clinical Education anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, surgeons, Free CE CME, deep neuromuscular blockade, NMB, benefits of deep NMB with surgical suite colleagues, clinical consequences of residual NMB,

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